4th UNWTO Euro-Asian Mountain Tourism Conference

4th UNWTO Euro-Asian Mountain Tourism Conference

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) organized the 4th UNWTO Euro-Asian Mountain Tourism Conference, on 2-5 March 2019, in Berchtesgaden, Germany, jointly with the Berchtesgadener Land Region, and supported by the Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs, Regional Development and Energy and the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy of Germany.

The Programme is available HERE
The Concept Note of the Conference is available HERE
The General Information Note is available HERE

Photos are available by clicking the image below

4th UNWTO Euro-Asia Mountain Tourism Conference

Conference conclusions
Press Release

Videos (in English) and presentations are available below

Opening remarks: Zurab Pololikashvili, Secretary-General, World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)

Be inspired: Man and Nature, by Notker Wolf, OSB Abtprimas em. (speech)

Session 1: Mountain Tourism and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) - One Planet, travel with care
Keynote: Dirk Glaesser, Director, Sustainable Development of Tourism, UNWTO (PPT)

Panel debate

Session 2: The Future of Mountain Tourism: Challenges and Opportunities 
Keynote: Eva Štravs Podlogar, State Secretary of Slovenia (PPT)

Panel debate

Session 3: The Future of Mountain Tourism in the Alps: The Unique Selling Proposition Culture
Introductory remarks: H.R.H. Luitpold Prince of Bavaria

Keynote: Michael Haefliger, Executive and Artistic Director of the Lucerne Festival (PPT)

Demographic Change: The Thrill Seeking Society, by Andreas Motel-Klingebiel, Department of Social and Welfare Studies (ISV) National Institute for the Study of Ageing and Later Life (NISAL), Linköping University (LIU), Sweden (PPT)

Session 4. Guido Sommer, University of Applied Sciences Kempten (PPT)

Health Care: An Excellent Value Proposition
Introductory remarks: Sandra Carvao, Chief, Tourism Market Intelligence and Competitiveness, UNWTO (PPT)

Keynote: Peter Rieckmann, Medical Director & Chairman of Department Hospital for Nervous Diseases Medical Park Loipl (PPT)

Session 5: Karl Gabl, Former President of the Board of Trustees für Alpine Safety and Head of the Central Institute for Metereology and Geodynamics, Innsbruck (PPT)

Closing ceremony
Closing remarks: Sandra Carvao, Chief, Tourism Market Intelligence and Competitiveness, UNWTO

Carolina Cuen, Tourism Technician, Ministry of Tourism of Andorra, host of the 2020 World Congress on Snow and Mountain Tourism

Summary video of the 4th UNWTO Euro-Asian Mountain Tourism Conference



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